COPSS-NISS COVID-19 Data Science Webinar Series

We are very pleased to announce the COPSS-NISS COVID-19 Data Science webinar series, which is co-organized by seven statistical societies and organizations, including the Committee of the Presidents of Statistical … Continue reading “COPSS-NISS COVID-19 Data Science Webinar Series”

Yerby Diversity Lecture in Public Health with F. DuBois Bowman – 12/3

Yerby Diversity Lecture in Public Health: F. DuBois Bowman, PhD Thursday, December 3, 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm “The Vital Role of Public Health Leadership in Addressing Firearm Safety and … Continue reading “Yerby Diversity Lecture in Public Health with F. DuBois Bowman – 12/3”

COVID-19 Survey Aims to Understand Pandemic’s Impact on Grad Students

A group of students and researchers led by Professor Xihong Lin have been working on a survey for graduate students to assess the effects of COVID-19 on the graduate community and to allow … Continue reading “COVID-19 Survey Aims to Understand Pandemic’s Impact on Grad Students”

Benefitting from the Human Genome – 11/17

Benefitting from the Human Genome Tuesday, November 17, 4 p.m. EDT – Virtual Event In 2006, Anne Wojcicki cofounded 23andMe to help people access, understand, and benefit from the human genome, and she now … Continue reading “Benefitting from the Human Genome – 11/17”

Exploring the Link Between Pollution and COVID-19 Mortality

A recent study published by the Oxford University Press underlines the role of climate change and poor air quality in contributing to the harm wrought by the COVID-29 pandemic.  The study, co-authored by Francesca … Continue reading “Exploring the Link Between Pollution and COVID-19 Mortality”

Get to Know Our New PhD Students!

This is our last group of 1st year doctoral students to introduce– we look forward to working with them all! Hi, my name is Zebin Wang. I come from Zhejiang, China, … Continue reading “Get to Know Our New PhD Students!”

Crowdsourcing Data to Fight COVID-19

A new article in the Harvard Gazette outlines the findings of a recent study looking at information gathered by an app used by 500,000 people to log daily symptoms, health status, … Continue reading “Crowdsourcing Data to Fight COVID-19”

Get to Know Our New PhD Students!

Over the next few weeks we’ll be introducing you to our first year doctoral students. Hi, my name is Nick Link. I grew up in the far distant land of Newton, … Continue reading “Get to Know Our New PhD Students!”

Department of Epidemiology – 9/16

“How COVID-19 has Changed the World and What the Future Holds” Michael T. Osterholm, PhD, MPH Director, Center for Infectious Disease Research Policy (CIDRAP), Regents Professor, McKnight Presidential Endowed Chair … Continue reading “Department of Epidemiology – 9/16”